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The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

[ID:3295] From: Mr John Walker / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss (Patient) / 12 January 1788 / (Incoming)

Letter from John Walker in Kirkcudbright, concerning the case of an unnamed 30-year-old woman. She is unmarried, and has a history of headaches and dyspepsia. Now she is suffering from suppressed menstruation (3 months) and 'melancholy', wandering off for six miles in 'a delirium'. He has attempted to promote menstruation with pediluvia, steaming and purgatives.

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DOC ID 3295
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2191
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date12 January 1788
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Letter from John Walker in Kirkcudbright, concerning the case of an unnamed 30-year-old woman. She is unmarried, and has a history of headaches and dyspepsia. Now she is suffering from suppressed menstruation (3 months) and 'melancholy', wandering off for six miles in 'a delirium'. He has attempted to promote menstruation with pediluvia, steaming and purgatives.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

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[Case ID:2426]
Case of an unnamed thirty year old female patient suffering from headaches, loss of appetite, disordered stomach, suppressed menstruation and melancholy.
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[PERS ID:838]AuthorMr John Walker
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5438]PatientMiss
[PERS ID:838]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr John Walker
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

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Place of Writing Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

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